UPDATE: Vinton house fire causes $175,000 in damage
ROANOKE CO., Va. – UPDATE (2:13 p.m.)
The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office says the fire appears to have started in the master bathroom.
The office estimates that damage from this fire is $175,000.
There were working smoking alarms present in this house; however, those who live in the home had already left for the day before the fire started.
The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office says the fire will remain under investigation for the time being.
No one was hurt in a house fire in Vinton Wednesday morning.
The fire burned through the roof at the vinyl-sided split-level home on Stonebridge Circle.
No one was home at the time, according to a Roanoke County Fire spokesman. Two adults live there and are displaced. They are staying with family.
It was handled mostly by Vinton units, though Roanoke County, Roanoke City and Mount Pleasant fire units also responded. It took firefighters roughly 15 minutes to get the fire under control.
Officials are investigating what caused the fire.
Roanoke County firefighters are on the scene of a house fire Wednesday morning.
The 911 call came in at 7:55 a.m. for a fire at a home on the 2900 block of Stonebridge Circle.
WSLS has a crew headed to the scene.
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